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Students locking arms on the Staller Steps during the encampment on Wednesday, May 1. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Breaking: 29 demonstrators arrested during encampment protest

Mariam Guirgis and Sky Crabtree May 2, 2024
Earlier this morning, Stony Brook University police, state troopers, Suffolk police and a mobile field unit arrested 29 people including students, faculty members and community members participating in a Gaza Solidarity Encampment protest organized by Sb4Palestine. 
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Laura Lindenfield speaking at the election panel on -- BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Dean Laura Lindenfeld nominated for Scripps Howard Fund Administrator of the Year award

Lillian Miller March 31, 2024

Laura Lindenfeld, who serves as Dean of Stony Brook University's School of Communication and Journalism (SoCJ) and Executive Director of the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science, has been announced...

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A headshot of Stony Brook University professor Tom MacCarthy. COURTESY OF STONY BROOK NEWS

AMS Professor Tom MacCarthy Passes Away

Sky Crabtree, Assistant News Editor November 8, 2023
Tom MacCarthy, an associate professor in the Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics (AMS), passed away over the weekend. His death was announced in an email sent to students in the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences.
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The exterior of West Side Dining at Stony Brook University in 2022. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

First female FSA executive director appointed

Nayden Villorente April 13, 2023
FSA Executive director Diana Kubik is already rolling out new changes for the Stony Brook community.
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“Worm lab” provides unique opportunities for undergraduate research

Matt Venezia March 9, 2023
The path to finding research experience at Stony Brook, especially without prior training, is often a difficult one for undergraduates. In 2015, Stony Brook professor Sharon Pochron hoped to change that with the "worm lab." Now, eight years later, her lab continues to have a positive impact on student growth.
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Cars parked in South P, the commuter student parking lot. PAULA PECEGO/STATESMAN FILE

Proposed changes for Stony Brook parking

Lori Saxena February 13, 2023
Stony Brook University is exploring a campus-wide, fully paid parking model proposed to begin in the fall of 2023. 
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A headshot of Dennis Sullivan. PHOTO PROVIDED BY DENNIS SULLIVAN

Stony Brook professor named Abel laureate

Jeremy Portnoy April 18, 2022
Professor Dennis Sullivan, 71, has been named the Abel Prize's 25th laureate, commonly regarded as the mathematical equivalent of the Nobel Prize. He has worked at ten universities over the course of six decades.
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A headshot of Dr. Charles Vorkas. PROVIDED BY CHARLES VORKAS

New RSOM hire works to better grasp disease resistance

Matt Venezia April 13, 2022
Dr. Charles K. Vorkas — a new arrival at Stony Brook’s Renaissance School of Medicine with a diverse background in research and international patient care — is leading efforts in his newly-established lab to better understand disease resistance.
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Outside the Classroom, Ep. 2

Outside the Classroom, Ep. 2

Tim Giorlando and Justin Kenny November 24, 2021
We're back with another episode of Outside the Classroom. This week, Justin Kenny sits down with Barbra Selvin, an associate professor from the School of Communications and Journalism, who has been with the school since its inception in 2007.
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Paul Kelton, a Professor of History and the Robert David Lion Gardiner Chair, at the beginning of his Indigenous Epidemics lecture. The lecture was held for Native American Heritage Month. LORI SAXENA/THE STATESMAN

SBU professor discusses Native Americans perspective and experiences of examining epidemic

Lori Saxena November 23, 2021
The Office of Multicultural Affairs hosted Paul Kelton, a history professor at SBU, to discuss indigenous perspective and experiences of epidemics during his lecture, “Indigenous Experiences With Epidemics: From Smallpox to COVID,” on Nov. 17.
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Outside the Classroom, Ep. 1

Outside the Classroom, Ep. 1

Tim Giorlando and Justin Kenny November 11, 2021
Welcome to the first episode of Outside the Classroom, the Stony Brook University podcast where we sit down with faculty around campus and get to learn a little bit more about them.
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A headshot photo of Professor Peng Zhang.  PHOTO COURTESY OF PROFESSOR PENG ZHANG.

SBU professor leads statewide research “AI-Grid” to improve power infrastructure

Lori Saxena October 27, 2021
A Stony Brook University-led statewide research team received a $5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to develop the world’s first microgrid, fully operated by artificial intelligence, to improve power infrastructure.
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